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Get pattern from feature

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DWhiteley
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Get pattern from feature

In the API, I have selected a feature. How do I find if it is in a pattern and get access to that pattern in order to access the other entities in that pattern?

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Dave

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OceanHydroAU
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The way I typically answer tricky questions like this myself is as follows:

 

1. Write code to that lets you select something

2. Put a break-point in after the selection

3. Inside the debug environment, you can then inspect everything about the object you have selected using their excellent IDE.

 

In your case, I'd select 2 things - one from a pattern, one not - then compare them looking for the difference.

 

Here's an example 'patyes' is a point from a pattern, 'patno' is not.

 

Screen Shot 2020-06-08 at 10.51.29 pm.png

 

You'd have to expand all the tabs to find where they differ, and possibly call methods etc to walk the tree..

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DWhiteley
in reply to: OceanHydroAU

Many thanks for your assistance. I’m programming in C++ and debug doesn’t seem to give me the info I need. I assume I need to go over to Python to get better feedback?

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